Bill Simmons Suspended by ESPN for Tirade on Roger Goodell
By RICHARD SANDOMIR , 2014-09-25
Simmons, a writer and commentator, was suspended after he launched an obscenity-laced tirade against Goodell’s handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
Florida Goes Down the Drain
By GAIL COLLINS , 2014-09-25
Climate change is the new unmentionable these days on Capitol Hill and in state capitols.
Eric Holder Resigns, Setting Up Fight Over Successor
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR , 2014-09-26
Replacing Mr. Holder, who provoked the ire of Republicans as President Obama’s chief liberal warrior, could be a political nightmare.
White House Intruder’s Past Raises Concern
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT , 2014-09-23
Omar Gonzalez, the intruder, was arrested in July in Virginia after the state police there found several loaded semiautomatic weapons in his car after a high-speed chase on Interstate 81.
U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms
By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER , 2014-09-22
An expansion comes under a president who campaigned for “a nuclear-free world” and made disarmament a main goal of American defense policy.
Those Lazy Jobless
By PAUL KRUGMAN , 2014-09-22
Republicans are still at it, blaming the victims of a depressed economy.
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Airstrikes by U.S. and Allies Hit ISIS Targets in Syria
By HELENE COOPER and ERIC SCHMITT , 2014-09-23
Airstrikes, conducted with several Arab allies, unleashed a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs on the militants’ de facto capital, Raqqa, Syria.
Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK , 2014-09-21
A deputy prime minister publicly blamed the agency for creating the extremist group, and interviews suggested that most of the few thousand people at a demonstration Saturday subscribed to the same theory.
Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels
By JOHN SCHWARTZ , 2014-09-22
The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $ 860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.